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Old 06-11-2013, 07:20 AM
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I have a large bottle of this....not sure why, but I know that 3 years ago we moved it from our old house so we've had it for awhile.

What can I use it for?? I have no ideas! We use water and vinegar on our hardwood floors, but I'm not opposed to using it there if it will work just to get rid of it!


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Old 06-11-2013, 07:23 AM
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I love using it on my hardwood floors! Excellent results...gets rid of all the smudges and leaves it nice and shiny.
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Old 06-11-2013, 07:32 AM
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I LOVE the smell of Murphy's! I use it to wipe down wood cabinets, and once in a while on my wood laminate floors. I alternate between Murphy's and white vinegar bc I found Murphy's sometimes leaves a film.
I also cut it in a spray bottle for damp dusting my wood furniture- it's cheaper than buying the Murphy's spray. I go 1 part water to 2 parts Murphy's.
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Old 06-11-2013, 08:37 AM
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I dilute it and use it to wipe down my furniture and woodwork from time to time. Smell it before using, though. Oil-based products can smell rancid after awhile. I had a bottle I bought when I moved into my house (July 2000). Last summer I found it in the back of a cabinet, an it smelled rancid.

Of course, that's lots older than your bottle. I have a bad habit of buying new before I run out of old.
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the neat thing
Old 06-11-2013, 08:53 AM
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is you don't have to rinse the product. You can use it straight on furniture. Also, I don't believe it has any toxic chemicals either.


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Old 06-11-2013, 09:11 AM
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works wonders on hardwood floors.
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Old 06-11-2013, 12:46 PM
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I have linoleum in my kitchen and I wash it with Murphy's oil soap every week. I like the smell. I also use it to wipe down my cabinets. I don't use it on good wood furniture though.
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